Homer Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): occupational name for a maker of helmets, from the adopted Old French term he(a)umier, from he(a)ume ‘helmet’, of Germanic origin. Compare Helm 2. English: variant of Holmer. Americanized form of the Greek family name Homiros or one of its patronymic derivatives (Homirou, Homiridis, etc.). This was not only the name of the ancient Greek epic poet (classical Greek Homeros), but was also borne by a martyr venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church. Slovenian: topographic name for someone who lived on a hill, from hom (dialect form of holm ‘hill’, ‘height’) + the German suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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List of People with Surname Homer

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,512 people with the surname Homer. Among these people surnamed Homer, there are approximately 498 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Robert Homer, William Homer and David Homer are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Homer, with 45, 39 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Homer, with a total of 227 people, and there are a total of 159 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Homer, with a total of 226 people and an average of 159 distinct names.